Tokyo zoo practices tiger escape drill
CBS TV – Feb. 23, 2011 TOKYO — Costumed staff at a Tokyo area zoo tried to imitate an escaping tiger on Tuesday as part of a drill to prepare staff for dealing with an escaped animal. The drill is designed to simulate an earthquake and sets up a scenario in which a Siberian Tiger breaks free in order to test the staff…more...
The best line in the report is: While the costume itself is significantly more yellow and somewhat more cartoon-like than a real tiger, those watching the drills were impressed at how seriously the staff involved dealt with the situation.
In previous years, the 3Yen covered this cosplay drill in the reports:
. . . —Zookeepers Chase Man in Lion Suit (3Yen / 2005-03)
. . . —‘THE NATURE OF MONKEY WAS IRREPRESSIBLE!’
. . . . . . (3Yen / 2008-02)